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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"if youíve got a business, you didnít build that."

This quote, by Obama, is emblematic of what he believes. The truth is that businesses ARE built by the risk-takers. It is...

Original post made by Jerome on Sep. 3, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 4, 2012 at 8:26 am | 24 comments | 1065 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County tuberculosis rate one of highest in nation

Santa Clara County continues to have one of the highest tuberculosis rates in the nation and the state, the Tuberculosis...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 3, 2012 at 10:28 pm | 8 comments | 1477 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

On Deadline: School districts, education supporters balance dread with hope on Prop. 30 tax vote

Palo Alto schools have felt the bite of the Great Recession and severe cuts in state funding for local districts. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by frivolous whim, on Sep 3, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 23 comments | 1398 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto and Stanford team up on new trail proposal

After initial disagreements, Palo Alto and Stanford University have joined forces for a grant application that would fund...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Sep 3, 2012 at 3:36 am | 15 comments | 2191 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area police tally drunk driving arrests

Bay Area California Highway Patrol and police agencies say they are out in force this holiday weekend as part of a statewide...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2012
Last comment by Ashley_K, on Sep 3, 2012 at 2:31 am | 4 comments | 1599 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto makes bid for bike-bridge funds

Palo Alto's vision of a curvy, elegant bike bridge spanning U.S. Highway 101 at Adobe Creek remains up in the air, with coveted...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Sep 2, 2012 at 3:08 pm | 42 comments | 2427 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flood-control plan would transform Palo Alto golf course

An ambitious regional plan to calm the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek could mean dramatic changes for golfers teeing...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Floodpath, on Sep 2, 2012 at 9:04 am | 24 comments | 1416 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest suspect following manhunt

Palo Alto police arrested Cameron Conley, 19, of Oakland after a nearly three-hour manhunt near downtown Palo Alto Thursday...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 1, 2012 at 7:32 pm | 67 comments | 3269 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman arrested for assault with a deadly weapon

A Redwood City woman who allegedly chased two men with a broken bottle at the University Avenue Caltrain station in Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Two cents, on Sep 1, 2012 at 2:55 pm | 8 comments | 1403 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Clint Eastwood at GOP Convention

As a confirmed Democrat, who will vote for President Obama, I think we liberals are making a mistake by by ridiculing Clint...

Original post made by Doug on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by senile actor, on Aug 31, 2012 at 8:24 pm | 9 comments | 1088 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunn's Robinson will miss soccer's U-17 World Cup

Gunn High junior Sarah Robinson won't have to pack her soccer bags and miss school next month when the U.S. Under-17 Women's...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by John, on Aug 31, 2012 at 6:52 pm | 1 comment | 1240 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sexual battery reported at Stanford Shopping Center

Police believe a serial sex offender may be roaming Palo Alto. For the second time in a week a man who is described as East...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Aug 31, 2012 at 12:37 pm | 9 comments | 1591 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man killed by train in Mountain View

A man was struck and killed by a southbound train near the San Antonio Road train station in Mountain View Wednesday morning,...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Shana Thomson, on Aug 31, 2012 at 12:00 pm | 6 comments | 1101 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Memorial Stadium Vs. Stanford Stadium (Public vs. Private)

The renovation of the UC Berkeley Memorial Stadium renovation cost $321M and took about 21 months. Stanford Stadium was...

Original post made by Jim H. on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Samuel, on Aug 31, 2012 at 8:53 am | 13 comments | 1809 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Avenue changes OK'd, no test of two-lane plan

Palo Alto's contentious drive to make California Avenue more friendly to pedestrians and bicyclists zipped past heated opposition...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Will, on Aug 30, 2012 at 11:03 pm | 88 comments | 5108 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Condi Rice's speech at the RNC

What did you all think of Palo Alto resident Condi Rice's speech at the RNC? I thought she gave the best speech of anyone...

Original post made by condi on Aug. 30, 2012
There are no comments yet. 849 Views

RESTAURANTS

Label Genetically Modified Foods made it to Nov Ballot

Many donít fully appreciate the strategy of seeking to have genetically engineered foods labeled in California. The belief...

Original post made by PA resident on Jul. 7, 2012
Last comment by William, on Aug 30, 2012 at 9:40 pm | 9 comments | 1614 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School building boom biggest since the 1950s

In the midst of its biggest building boom since the 1950s, the Palo Alto school district is modernizing and adding space...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2012
Last comment by Cubberley?, on Aug 30, 2012 at 8:39 pm | 15 comments | 2212 Views

AROUND TOWN

how to revitalize downtown Palo Alto

Sergei Brin, founder of Google, is single handedly revitalizing downtown Los Altos by buying up storefront properties and...

Original post made by goog on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Aug 30, 2012 at 4:05 pm | 1 comment | 1113 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

At Development Center, Palo Alto quietly untangles its bureaucracy

The Development Center at 285 Hamilton Ave. has undergone a quiet but dramatic transformation in the two years since City...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2012
Last comment by matt williams fan, on Aug 30, 2012 at 11:23 am | 18 comments | 1787 Views
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